The Eight (plus one) Perfumes of Hanukkah 2017

Originally Published On http://www.cafleurebon.com  12 December, 2017   Hannukah perfumes? We will get to that … first some history.... Almost every religion worldwide has a winter celebration dedicated to the return of the light in the dark days of winter. After the Roman Saturnalia or Solstice celebrations, the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah is one of … Continue reading The Eight (plus one) Perfumes of Hanukkah 2017

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Laubuhn Perfumes: Naughty Garden EdP (Ralf Schwieger) 2017

Originally Published by http://www.cafleurebon.com   4 December, 2017   If you’ve never heard of Laubahn Perfumes or their inaugural release Naughty Garden, composed by legendary perfumer and multi–award winning Ralf Schwieger of MANE, fear not. All will be revealed. One of the great joys of the rabid perfumista is the discovery of a heretofore unknown … Continue reading Laubuhn Perfumes: Naughty Garden EdP (Ralf Schwieger) 2017

Parfum d’Empire: Le Cri De La Lumiére edp 2017

  Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com  1 December, 2017   In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s often easy to overlook or totally miss December fragrance releases. Fortunately, this wasn't the case for maître perfumer Marc-Antoine Corticchiato of Parfum D’Empire new fragrance Le Cri de la Lumiére, which was three years in the … Continue reading Parfum d’Empire: Le Cri De La Lumiére edp 2017

Thorn & Bloom: Evergreen EdP (Jennifer Botto) 2017

Originally Published on http://www.cafleurebon.com 17 November, 2017   Jennifer Botto, the owner and artisan perfumer for Thorn & Bloom, creates extraordinary natural perfumes that transport and entice, and her tribute to North Woods winter named (appropriately enough) Evergreen, is no exception. Writing for ÇaFleurebon, I paid tribute at the start of the year to Citrine, … Continue reading Thorn & Bloom: Evergreen EdP (Jennifer Botto) 2017

MB Parfums: Black Osmanthus EdP (Marina Barcenilla) 2017

Originalły published on http://www.cafleurebon.com    12 November, 2017   Marina Barcenilla of MB Parfums is no stranger to the world of fragrance, notably natural perfume. As a two-time FIFI award winning perfumer, and winning a Sustainable Luxury Eluxe Magazine Award for Best Natural Perfume Brand, vivacious and talented Marina is best known in the UK, … Continue reading MB Parfums: Black Osmanthus EdP (Marina Barcenilla) 2017

Christophe Laudamiel THEZOO: New Perfume Line (2017)

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com  7 November, 2017 Perfumer Christophe Laudamiel’s new fragrance company THEZOO is sure to be one of the most talked about perfume launches of the year; lauded, misunderstood and adored. Christophe defies convention, and happily so. THEZOO is the line of fragrances that M. Laudamiel always dreamed of creating. These are cerebral … Continue reading Christophe Laudamiel THEZOO: New Perfume Line (2017)

Gucci Bloom: (Alberto Morillas) 2017

Originally published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   4 November, 2017   Bloom, the new pillar Eau de Parfum from Maison Gucci is the venerable design company’s contender to the tuberose throne, in a year that so far has seen Chanel Gabrielle, Hermes Twilly, Guerlain Joyeuse Tubéreuse, et al…. perfumes that are focused on a slightly younger audience, … Continue reading Gucci Bloom: (Alberto Morillas) 2017

Ruth Mastenbroek Firedance EdP: (2017) New Perfume Review

  Originally Published on http://www.cafleurebon.com   2 November, 2017   Ruth Mastenbroek, one of England’s finest and most celebrated independent perfumers has just alerted us to some great news; not only are her perfumes available in the USA at long last (at the launchpad of so many fantastic International brands Indigo Perfumery), but with them … Continue reading Ruth Mastenbroek Firedance EdP: (2017) New Perfume Review